U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks at a press conference Wednesday on Republican plans to delay enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Looking on are Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and John Cornyn, R-Texas. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Law Spared Young Adults From High Hospital Bills

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Oregon's Math Problem: How To Measure Health?

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Some insurers prefer to pay for manual breast pumps, but some working moms prefer more expensive, electric models. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Law Says Insurers Should Pay For Breast Pumps, But Which Ones?

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks during a panel discussion at the National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Governors' D.C. Summit Dominated By Medicaid And The Sequester

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Peggy Renzi (middle) talks with her teammates Erika Hersey (left) and Erica Webster. The three are part of a team of nurses in the Bowie Health Center emergency room in Bowie, Md., who are working together to lose weight. Gabriella Demczuk /NPR hide caption

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Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss

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White House Tries Again To Find Compromise On Contraception

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Patient William Wishart, age 4 months, looks on as Dr. Melanie Walker uses a portable computer to enter information from his exam into an electronic medical records system, in North Raleigh, N.C., in November. Chris Seward/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Growing Pains As Doctors' Offices Adopt Electronic Records

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Health care reform should make it easier for many children to get routine dental checkups that are covered by insurance. Terry J Alcorn/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The Hobby Lobby chain of arts and crafts stores has gone to court to block a provision of the administration's health law that requires employers' health plans to pay for contraceptives. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Businesses Sue Government Over Birth Control Mandate

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The majority of what happens on Jan. 1, 2013, is tax increases and cuts in tax deductions to pay for the changes coming in 2014. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What The Health Law Will Bring In 2013

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Electronic medical records can have drawbacks, too. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Computerized Health Records Breed Digital Discontent For Some Doctors

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During a campaign speech at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester, N.H., Oct. 18, President Obama once again embraced the term "Obamacare" while discussing the Affordable Care Act. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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President Embraces 'Obamacare'; What Would Romney Do?

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Child-only policies can be critical to some families, including those where an employer doesn't offer dependent coverage. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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